Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 5:36:00 PM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 24%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:56 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Friday, August 17, 2012 at 3:56 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.55 meters/second, 1503.2 km/hour, 934.0 miles/hour or 811.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.0"||15.57 mi||West||0° 00' 00.8"||0.02 mi||South||15.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 03.4"||933.69 mi||West||0° 00' 51.6"||0.99 mi||South||933.74 mi|
|24 hours||12° 01' 27.8"||774.32 mi||East||0° 49' 31.5"||56.79 mi||South||778.55 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Sun 7:36 AM||1476 km||917 miles||797 nm||W|
|Kiritimati||Mon 7:36 AM||2627 km||1632 miles||1418 nm||SW|
|San Francisco *||Sun 10:36 AM||2726 km||1694 miles||1472 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles *||Sun 10:36 AM||2853 km||1773 miles||1540 nm||NE|
|Las Vegas *||Sun 10:36 AM||3202 km||1990 miles||1729 nm||NE|
|Phoenix||Sun 10:36 AM||3373 km||2096 miles||1821 nm||ENE|
|Hermosillo||Sun 10:36 AM||3385 km||2104 miles||1828 nm||ENE|
|Seattle *||Sun 10:36 AM||3474 km||2159 miles||1876 nm||NNE|
|Midway||Sun 6:36 AM||3481 km||2163 miles||1880 nm||WNW|
|Vancouver *||Sun 10:36 AM||3581 km||2225 miles||1934 nm||NNE|
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